Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-39783
Kalapala, S K; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Shcherbakov, D (2010). Mutation K42R in ribosomal protein S12 does not affect susceptibility of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA A-site mutants to 2-deoxystreptamines. PLoS ONE, 5(9):e11960.
Recent studies have suggested that ribosomal protein S12 modulates 16S rRNA function and susceptibility to 2-deoxystreptamine aminoglycosides. To study whether the non-restrictive K42R mutation in RpsL affects 2-deoxystreptamine susceptibility in Mycobacterium smegmatis, we studied the drug susceptibility pattern of various mutants with genetic alterations in the 16S rRNA decoding A-site in the context of wild-type and mutant protein S12. RpsL K42R substitution was found not to affect the drug resistance pattern associated with mutational alterations in 16S rRNA H44.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Medical Microbiology|
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||11 Jan 2011 19:47|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 14:32|
|Publisher:||Public Library of Science|
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